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Definition: A particular group of drums used to make up a Brazilian Samba band. Tamborim, Caixa Tarol, Caixa Malacacheta, Repinique and Surdo.
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Carvalho Cavaquinho, Tuned DGBD 4 metal strings. Solid spruce/rosewood top, solid walnut body. Father of the Uke

Carvalho Cavaquinho, Tuned DGBD


4 metal strings. Solid spruce/rosewood top, solid walnut body. Father of the Uke

Item ID: GR36012   Model No: 103   
    Product Features
  • Craftsman built in Portugal
  • Slotted headstock
  • Two-tone wood top with fancy soundhole and bridge
    Product Specifications
  • Cavaquinho is the predecessor of the Braguinha. Originated in the 17th century in Braga, it has 4 steel strings, a leveled fret board and sometimes the sound hole is in the shape of a stringray. Tunings vary according to different regions of Portugal
  • Made in: Portugal
  • Model Number: 103
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